Research and Publications

Scientific Research Projects

Rau and Stier (2019): ‘Echo Kammern: Fragmentierung und Polarisierung im digitalen Medienzeitalter’ (GESIS – Leibniz Institute for Social Science; working paper)

Rau and Guess, (2019): ‘Online News Consumption: Typology of Consumption Patterns’ (Princeton University, working paper)

Rau, (2018): ‘Digital Media as a Counterpublic – the Rise of the AfD in Germany’ (Master Dissertation at the Oxford Internet Institute; unpublished)

Rau, (2017): ‘Echo Kammern in Social Media – Eine empirische Untersuchung anhand des Amoklaufs von München’ (Bachelor Dissertation at the University of Cologne; unpublished)

Additional Involvement

Acknowledged as a Research Assistant in: Samantha Bradshaw and Philip N. Howard (2018): ‘Challenging Truth and Trust: A Global Inventory of Organized Social Media Manipulation’. Computational Propaganda Working Paper 2018

Other Publications

Rau (2019): ‘Totgesagte cybern länger: Die AfD und das Flüchtlingsjahr 2015.’ Hamburger Wahlbeobachter (in process of being published)

Rau and Simon (2019): ‘How Extremist Aim To Set The Media Agenda – Case Study: German’s Identitarian Movement.European Journalism Observatory

Rau and Simon (2019): ‘Agenda Setting im Internet: Rechts(außen) führt, der Rest folgt.Hamburger Wahlbeobachter

Rau and Simon (2019): ‘Have Digital Counterpublics Given Us Donald Trump, The AfD, And Brexit?European Journalism Observatory

Rau and Simon (2019): ‘Willkommen im Zeitalter digitaler Gegenöffentlichkeiten.Hamburger Wahlbeobachter

Rau (2018): ‘A threat to democracy? The impact of information technologies on elections’. Essay prepared for the Aspen Germany Workshop 2018 ‘Present at the new Creation? Tech. Power. Democracy.‘, 28.-29 September 2018, Berlin (unpublished manuscript)